Janis Joplin – Alive, Well and Performing Nightly in D.C.

Well, OK – it’s not really Janis. But Mary Bridget Davies is putting on a helluva show every night at Washington’s Arena Stage in One Night with Janis Joplin, giving those who saw the real thing – and those who are far too young – a chance to hang out with a legend. The show is more like a concert, with few bits of tension and little dramatic development. The demons that killed the singer in 1970 at age 27 …